Meet the Team
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Founder/Owner and Academic Coach
Specialties: Reading & Math (K-Algebra 1)
Jessica graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and is currently in the process of finishing her Master's in Reading Education. She started The Learning Room three years ago and has since brought on her fellow coaches and former teachers Christy and Ashley to help her support more students. During her four years in the classroom, she worked with kindergarten, second-grade, and fifth-grade students.
She's the mom of two boys and a military spouse, and her happy place is at the beach with a good book.
Specialties: Reading & Math (K-3)
Christy is celebrating her 18th year in education. She graduated from East Carolina University and holds a Masters's Degree in Literacy. She is also a National Board-certified teacher in Reading. Previously, she taught 2nd grade, worked in 1st grade as a Reading Recovery teacher, and worked as an Instructional Coach.
She has a 12-year-old daughter named Gabby and a toy poodle named Macy. She loves to read and go to the beach.
Specialties: Science & Math (6-8th)
Ashley holds a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies from UC Santa Barbara and a Master's in Secondary Education from the University of Arizona in Tuscon. She's taught science at the middle and high school level for more than 5 years and has also held positions working directly in parks departments and creating wildfire awareness curriculum.
She's a new mom (as of 2020!) and loves all things outdoors including scuba diving, hiking, and gardening.
Specialties: Math (K-12), AVID
Mariah has been working in the classroom for the past six years teaching all things math. She holds an Associate's degree in Science and Bachelor's degrees in Elementary Education, Special Education, and Educational Services, and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Secondary Mathematics. She's worked with a wide range of students (2 years old-high school) and is comfortable teaching any math K-12.
Mariah is a mom of 5 and her favorite thing to do is to go to the beach and listen to the waves.